About LeiLanD

LeiLanD was developed thanks to the support of the Center for Digital Scholarship (Kristina Hettne, Peter Verhaar), CLARIAH (Sjef Barbiers, Gijsbert Rutten), Leiden University Centre for Linguistics - LUCL (Rob Goedemans, information manager for the Faculty of Humanities) and Leiden University Centre for Digital Humanities (Sjef Barbiers, Jelena Prokic).

The project was made possible by a grant from LUCL awarded to Felix Ameka, Nivja de Jong and M. Carmen Parafita Couto and it was coordinated by Sara Petrollino. Since 2017 many student assistants at Leiden University have contributed to different stages of its development:

The table below provides explanations for the terms used on the site.

Field in Leiland Description Corresponding CMDI category
Annotation type type of annotations, understood as any enrichment of the data, e.g. specification of linguistic phenomenon, transcriptions, translations, glossing, POStagging, etc) annotation:type
Author the creator of the dataset ResourceCreator
Availability refers to whether the dataset is openly accessible or not
Open: It can be accessed and re-used. If there is no link directly to the dataset, it has most likely not been published yet. This means that the author of the dataset is willing to share the dataset. Get in touch with the LeiLanD team to enquire about the accessibility of the dataset.
Restricted: Some kind of conditions have to be met before accessing the dataset, or only some parts of the dataset can be accessed. Get in touch with the LeiLanD team to enquire about the accessibility of the dataset.
Contact Person refers to the linguality of the dataset, for example whether the dataset is monolingual, bilingual, or multilingual. lingualityType
Data format the format in which the data is provided Media
Domain the kind of data in the dataset.
Audio: the data is in audio format
Audiovisual: the data contains videos
Photo: the data contains images
Written: the data contains text
Domain provides information about the domain of research and disciplines associated with the dataset. Domain
Gender refers to the gender of the participants in the dataset None
Language the language(s) that make up the dataset Language
L1, L2, L3 refers to the order of acquisition of a language.
L1: first language
L2: second language
L3: third language
Other: used for cases such as Artificial languages
Location place where the data was collected geographicalProvenance
Metadata whether the dataset comes with additional metadata None
Modality modality of the data.
Signed: the data is made up of signed language
Written: the data is made up of written text
Spoken: the data is made up of spoken utterances.
Persistent Identifier the persistent identifier in the CMDI profile of the RU Collection Bank: https://applejack.science.ru.nl/collbank None
Publisher this field provides the url of the archive, server and/ or website hosting the dataset access:website
Software whether software was used or developed to work with the dataset None
Years years during which the data collection took place temporalProvenance